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Shonan ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 1.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.9

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Shonan Spot ID

A shonan beach photo photo

Shonan

Photo credit: Bob Gorn

Kugenuma Kaigan 2011/11, Shonan photo

Shonan

Photo credit: sana

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 23:16 Local time
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6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ENE
Period (s) 12 12 12 13
Wind (km/h) 0
ENE 5
NW 10
W 20
WSW
Wind State glass glass cross-
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Shonan in Kanagawa and Chiba is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and in addition, both left and right reef breaks add variety.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chigasaki, 4 km from Shonan.

IS AT (local time)

Shonan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At I2322 wx, 4 km from Shonan.

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Air temperature
8.5 °C

Current weather near Shonan

Overall Shonan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Shonan Location Maps

Shonan Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Shonan:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    8 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Shonan is Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Japan, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shonan is Yokota Ab Airport (OKO), also in Japan, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Oshima Airport (OIM) in Japan, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • New Tokyo International Airport (NRT) in Japan is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Miyakejima Airport (MMY), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Shonan and is 139 km (86 miles) away.
Shonan break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shonan, Kanagawa. Use the tab navigation above to view Shonan sea temperature, Shonan photographs, Shonan detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shonan webcams, current wind from Kanagawa live weather stations and Shonan tide predictions. The Japan swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Japan and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Japan wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Shonan.